David Little's Résumé

David Little
142 Brentwood St
Portland, Me 04103
dlittle75@earthlink.net
207-772-6418

Education:
MA, MFA University of Iowa 1975, 1976
(Studio painting major, graduate thesis and exhibition)
Skowhegan School summer program, ME 1981, 1982
BA Summa cum Laude, Southampton College 1974

Fellowships:
Great Spruce Head Island Art Week, ME 2007
Carina House, Monhegan Island, ME 1998
(organizing a 5-week painting expedition, supplies, food)

Recent Talks:
FBSP- Readings on “all things Katahdin” 2009
River Arts, Damariscotta “painting, process, transition” 2009
Lumbermen's Museum, Patten- Hartley letters with CH 2008

KL Campaign & Exhibition:
Involvement with a group of 18 artists, and The Trust for Public Land's successful campaign to preserve Katahdin Lake 2007
Curated the exhibition “Taking Different Trails: The Artist's Journey to Katahdin Lake”, Olin Arts Center, Bates College 2007-2008

Research for Publication:
Original research for a future publication on the artists of Mount Katahdin in Maine 2007-

Work Experience:
Assistant Manager, Bayview Gallery, Portland, ME 1988-98
Registrar, Terry Dintenfass Gallery, NY, NY 1984-86
Sales, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY 1981-84

Volunteer & Non-Profit:
Secretary, Friends of Evergreen (cemetery) Portland, ME 1991-
Tree/Shrub Planting project in Evergreen Cemetery 2008
Public Orientation Sign/Kiosk project for Evergreen Cemetery 2008-

Activities & Creativity:
Private Studies, Teaching Experience, Critiques, Art Events, Commissions, Publications, Videos and TV News segments, Audio recordings, Reviews and Articles, Statements on Art, Auctions & Art Festival Judge.

Solo Exhibitions:
Gruss Center of Visual Arts, The Lawrenceville School, NJ
May 2009 Alumni Reunion (40th) and Exhibition
Thos Moser Cabinetmakers, Freeport, ME 2002
Round Top Center for the Arts, Damariscotta, ME 1997
Bayview Gallery, Portland, ME 1996
JS Ames Fine Art, Belfast, ME 1994
Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME 1985

Group Exhibitions:
Island Artists: Fairfield Porter and the Great Spruce Head Island Artists, Courthouse Gallery, Ellsworth ME 2009
Taking Different Trails: The Artist's Journey to Katahdin Lake
Bates College Museum of Art 2008
Katahdin: The Lake and Her Artists, Jameson Gallery 2008
Upcountry: A Spectacular Muse, Courthouse Gallery 2008
Side by Side, Door 463, Deering Center 2006
The Art of Monhegan Island, Elizabeth Moss Gallery 2005
Maine Seen, Center for Maine Contemporary Art 2003
The Portland Show, Greenhut Galleries 2002
The Art of the Garden, Blum Gallery, COA 2000
Looking at Katahdin: The Artist's Inspiration, LC Bates Museum 1999
Carina House: The First Decade, Farnsworth Museum 1999-2000
Notations of Color: Oil Sketching in Maine, Olin Arts Center, Bates 1998
Skowhegan at 50, Maine Coast Artists, MECA, The Blaine House 1997

 

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